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The Real O.C. is...

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...sliding down a hill. The Los Angeles Times has some unsettling photos (the one we borrowed is by Chris Carlson from the Associated Press) from the landslide in Laguna Beach. 345 homes have been evacuated and 7 have been completely destroyed. This shouldn't be unexpected as Bluebird Canyon has devoured homes before. In 1978, it had a whole neighborhood of 24 houses for lunch.

Snarky commentors at towleroad are waiting for the rapture index to be updated with glee that G-d is destroying homosexual hamlets in the town known for being gay-friendly.